Calderona Reserva
Type of Wine: Red wine Reserve
Designation of origin: D.O. Cigales
Grape varieties: 100% Tempranillo (Tinto Fino)
Winemaking: A traditional maceration is done with 100% de-stemmed grape. Must is pumped-over 3 or 4 times a day lasting 30 minutes each. Fermentation takes place at a controlled temperature of 28-30 °C during 18-25 days. Afterwards, wine is run-off and left to settling before barrels are filled.
Barrel aging: Depending on evolution, barrel aging lasts between 18 and 24 months and is racked every 3 months.
Bottling aging: Wine ages in bottle a minimum of 9 months prior being marketed. Bottles are kept lying down on metallic scantling in isolated facility where temperature never exceeds 18 °C.
Barrel type: 85% American oak 15% French oak.
Alcohol content: 13,5% - 14% Vol.

Wine-tasting card

Colour Intensed cherry red.
Aroma Faint aromas of fruit with hints of its ageing (vainilla and leather).
Mouth Smooth, round, well-structured and persistent. Reminiscent of ripe fruit and retronasal high roasts.
Serving temperature 18 °C
Recommended for meats, roasts, game, etc.